Good morning, and welcome to Tuesday. We have a decent lineup of Kansas City Chiefs news considering we are in the middle of a locked-out offseason. Keep reading for labor updates, looks at Urban and Stanzi, and a stroll down memory lane to a last second Chiefs victory over the Raiders (warms my heart).
Kansas City at Oakland: October 20, 2003
The Chiefs turned to the primetime lights of Monday Night Football for the first time in nearly three seasons eager to prove their 6-0 start to the 2003 campaign was no fluke. In addition to the proving ground that the MNF spotlight provided, Kansas City also had an opportunity to flush the season of the defending AFC Champion.
10 Games in 10 Days: Last Gasp Stop from The Mothership
There are some that want to paint Hunt as some sort of representative of small market teams, but that’s not really a factor in NFL economics. It’s not small market vs. big market. If that was the case then Green Bay, New Orleans and Pittsburgh would not have won the last three Super Bowls.
Its big revenue teams vs. clubs with even bigger revenue streams. The Packers are the smallest market in population in professional sports, but they make millions of dollars that are particular to Green Bay thanks to Lambeau Field and the aura of the Pack.
What is Clark's Role?... Morning Cup O'Chiefs from Bob Gretz
As the lockout continues, we are trying to provide a very personal look at some of the little known players on the roster that might be able to step up and provide help on the field during the 2011 season. Last week we featured LB Micah Johnson. Today, we look at Jerheme Urban.
Player Profile - WR Jerheme Urban from Bob Gretz
The case of the sex expo after-party and the promotional literature featuring unwitting NFL players has taken its latest turn.
Victory Tradeshow Management, the owner and operator of the adult entertainment convention known as EXXXOTICA Expo Miami Beach, released a statement on Monday making it clear the company had no part in the production of the ads that featured current and former NFL players
Adult Entertainment Convention Says It Was Unaware of Ads from NFL.com
Muench said he thinks Stanzi will be ready to take over the an NFL offense in the 2013 season if the Chiefs want to move away from Matt Cassel. Muench broke down the key reason why he thinks Stanzi will excel in the NFL.
Breaking Down Ricky Stanzi from ESPN
2. Glenn Dorsey, Kansas City: He made great strides in 2010, his third NFL season. He had adjusted well to the 3-4 defense and he is the anchor to a young defense.
Ranking the AFC West Defensive Linemen from ESPN
Rebecca Allison, Johnny Collins, Bill Shelton Curtis, Tory Plunkett, Tracy Simien and Shawn Worthen will comprise the 43rd class set for induction into the TCU Lettermen’s Association Hall of Fame. The group will be honored in a formal ceremony and banquet at TCU’s Brown-Lupton University Union on September 15, 2011...
...Despite going undrafted in the 1989 NFL Draft, Simien worked his way into the NFL, where he played nine seasons as a run-stopping middle linebacker for Kansas City, Pittsburgh and San Diego, including seven seasons with the Chiefs.
Letterman's Association Announces 2011 Hall of Fame Class from GoFrogs.com
This isn't the week a long-awaited deal gets done between the league and its players, but it is the week a potential agreement could be undone if enough owners don't like the details that come forth in what is expected to be a full-throated hearing on where the labor negotiations stand and where they're headed.
As one league source put it last week: "It's a very important meeting, but not because a deal's going to be voted on. There's no deal. But this is one of the final steps to getting a deal. It's sort of the cards being put on the table.''
NFL, Players Bring Labor Momentum to Owner Meetings in Chicago from Sports Illustrated